25 most memorable music moments in NFL history to be featured in Rolling
Britney Spears, NFL players featured in poster
(Aug. 27, 2003) -- What is your favorite music moment in NFL history? Could
it be last year's Times Square Kickoff Event, the Super Bowl XXXVI Halftime
show featuring U2, or the "Super Bowl Shuffle?"
Rolling Stone, the premiere magazine on music, put together a list of the 25
most memorable music moments in NFL history to be featured in a 16-page
special section. The issue hits news stands on Aug. 29.
Included in the special section will be a limited edition collectible poster
featuring Britney Spears, along with New York Jets John Abraham, Wayne
Chrebet and Curtis Martin. And also Washington Redskins LaVar Arrington,
Champ Bailey and Laveranues Coles. The group was photographed together in
New York in July.
The layout promotes "NFL Kickoff Live from the National Mall presented by
Pepsi Vanilla." It will run featuring Spears from 6-9 p.m. ET on Thursday,
Sept. 4, and will be televised live from 8-9 p.m. ET on ABC, leading up to
the season opener between the Washington Redskins hosting the New York Jet
at FedEx Field (9 p.m. ET, ABC).
The NFL's second annual football and music festival also will feature
Aerosmith and Mary J. Blige, along with thousands of American military
personnel. Aretha Franklin will sing the national anthem from the National
Mall to conclude the event.
Following are the 25 most memorable music moments in NFL history according
to Rolling Stone:
25 most memorable musical moments in NFL history
1 Super Bowl XXV national anthem sung by Whitney Houston
2 Super Bowl XXXVI Halftime Show with U2
3 John Lennon visits the Monday Night Football booth
4 Kickoff from Times Square with Alicia Keys, Eve, 'NSync's Joey Fatone,
Enrique Iglesias and Bon Jovi
5 "Super Bowl Shuffle" (1985 Chicago Bears)
6 "Are you ready for some football?" with Hank Williams Jr. in 1987
7 Super Bowl XXXV Halftime Show with Aerosmith, 'NSync, Britney Spears, Mary
J. Blige and Nelly
8 Super Bowl *** Halftime Show with Diana Ross
9 Luther Vandross sings during Monday Night Football
10 Super Bowl I national anthem and halftime show marching bands
11 Rock 'N' Jock Super Bowl I with Boys II Men and Hootie and the Blowfish
12 Super Bowl XX national anthem with Wynton Marsalis
13 Super Bowl XXXVII Halftime Show with Shania Twain, No Doubt and Sting
14 Marino feeds the Blowfish -- Dan Marino is featured in Hootie and the
Blowfish video "Only wanna be with you"
15 Ricky Martin performs at halftime of the 1998 American Bowl in Mexico
16 "NFL Under the Helmet" airs the first televised performance of Creed's
17 The music of NFL Films written by Sam Spence
18 Super Bowl XXXII Halftime Show with Boys II Men, Smokey Robinson, The
Temptations and Martha and the Vandellas
19 Axl Rose from Guns N' Roses wears Oakland Raiders gear during 2002 MTV
Video Music Awards performance
20 CBS' Super Bowl XXXV pregame show features two live episodes of MTV's TRL
21 brandy sings 2003 Pro Bowl national anthem
22 Deion Sanders appears in M.C. Hammer's 1991 video "2 Legit 2 Quit"
23 Mariah Carey sings the national anthem at Super Bowl XXXVI
24 Run DMC teams up with Third Eye Blind at the 2001 AFC Championship Game
25 Nelly shows his support of the St. Louis Rams in his video "E.I."
27 AUGUST 2003